School of GeoSciences

The Exploration of Subglacial Lake Ellsworth


Links to websites relevant to the Lake Ellsworth exploration programme are available below.

EPSRC TREATAE A consortium of scientists, who undertake astrobiological research. The TREATAE consortium provided support for Lake Ellsworth meetings, and will provide technological information relevant to the design of equipment necessary for subglacial lake exploration.

British Antarctic Survey The NERC-funded research institution, which undertakes Antarctic science and logistics. Several members of the Lake Ellsworth exploration programme are exployed at BAS.

Subglacial Antarctic Lake Environments A SCAR programme to oversee and coordinate subglacial lakes research in Antarctica.

International Polar Year A project to conduct international multidisciplinary scientific research in the polar regions during 2007-2009.